Skip to main content

Worldwide Web Crawls

Wide crawls of the Internet conducted by Internet Archive. Please visit the Wayback Machine to explore archived web sites.

Since September 10th, 2010, the Internet Archive has been running Worldwide Web Crawls of the global web, capturing web elements, pages, sites and parts of sites.

Each Worldwide Web Crawl was initiated from one or more lists of URLs that are known as "Seed Lists". Descriptions of the Seed Lists associated with each crawl may be provided as part of the metadata for each Crawl.

Worldwide Web Crawls are run using the Heritrix software.

In addition various rules are also applied to the logic of each crawl. Those rules define things like the depth the crawler will try to reach for each host (website) it finds. In general terms the crawling software will identify all the URLs on each page it captures, follow those links, attempt to capture those pages, identify new URLs, follow those links, etc., till the crawl is stopped or pre-set conditions like site depth limits are reached. For the most part a given host will only be captured once per Worldwide Web Crawl, however it might be captured more frequently (e.g. once per hour for various news sites) via other crawls.

350,616
RESULTS
rss



PART OF
Internet Archive Web Crawls
Web Crawls

TOPIC atoz
crawldata 350,595
amazonbooks 252
LANGUAGE
SHOW DETAILS
up-solid down-solid
eye
Title
Date Archived
Creator
Wide Crawl started April 2013
collection
25,005
ITEMS
264.8M
VIEWS
collection
eye 264.8M
Web wide crawl with initial seedlist and crawler configuration from April 2013.
Wide Crawl started August 2013
collection
21,911
ITEMS
162.9M
VIEWS
collection
eye 162.9M
Web wide crawl with initial seedlist and crawler configuration from August 2013.
Wide Crawl started January 2012
collection
30,362
ITEMS
160.8M
VIEWS
collection
eye 160.8M
Web wide crawl with initial seedlist and crawler configuration from January 2012 using HQ software.
Wide Crawl started April 2012
collection
39,252
ITEMS
151.3M
VIEWS
collection
eye 151.3M
Web wide crawl with initial seedlist and crawler configuration from April 2012.
Wide Crawl started June 2014
collection
45,313
ITEMS
143.3M
VIEWS
collection
eye 143.3M
Web wide crawl with initial seedlist and crawler configuration from June 2014.
Wide Crawl started October 2010
collection
15,839
ITEMS
110M
VIEWS
collection
eye 110M
Web wide crawl with initial seedlist and crawler configuration from October 2010
Wide Crawl started September 2012
collection
22,402
ITEMS
107.6M
VIEWS
collection
eye 107.6M
Web wide crawl with initial seedlist and crawler configuration from September 2012.
Wide Crawl Started January 2013
collection
15,138
ITEMS
107.1M
VIEWS
collection
eye 107.1M
Wide crawls of the Internet conducted by Internet Archive. Access to content is restricted. Please visit the Wayback Machine to explore archived web sites.
Wide Crawl started October 2011
collection
12,648
ITEMS
95.5M
VIEWS
collection
eye 95.5M
Web wide crawl with initial seedlist and crawler configuration from March 2011 using HQ software.
Web Wide Crawl started March, 14th 2015
collection
49,621
ITEMS
94.7M
VIEWS
collection
eye 94.7M
Web wide crawl with initial seedlist and crawler configuration from January 2015.
Wide Crawl started March 2011
collection
8,528
ITEMS
84.7M
VIEWS
collection
eye 84.7M
Web wide crawl with initial seedlist and crawler configuration from March 2011. This uses the new HQ software for distributed crawling by Kenji Nagahashi. What’s in the data set: Crawl start date: 09 March, 2011 Crawl end date: 23 December, 2011 Number of captures: 2,713,676,341 Number of unique URLs: 2,273,840,159 Number of hosts: 29,032,069 The seed list for this crawl was a list of Alexa’s top 1 million web sites, retrieved close to the crawl start date. We used Heritrix (3.1.1-SNAPSHOT)...
Wide Crawl started February 2014
collection
9,789
ITEMS
63.7M
VIEWS
collection
eye 63.7M
Web wide crawl with initial seedlist and crawler configuration from February 2014.
Wide Crawl Number 13
collection
44,753
ITEMS
36.4M
VIEWS
collection
eye 36.4M
Web Wide Crawl Number 13
Wide Crawl started January 2012
web
eye 3.3M
favorite 0
comment 0
Internet Archive crawldata from Webwide Crawl, captured by crawl423.us.archive.org:wide from Tue Jan 17 08:02:53 PST 2012 to Tue Jan 17 01:16:20 PST 2012.
Topic: crawldata
Wide Crawl started September 2010
collection
332
ITEMS
3M
VIEWS
collection
eye 3M
Web wide crawl with initial seedlist and crawler configuration from September 2010
Wide Crawl started January 2012
web
eye 1.6M
favorite 0
comment 0
Internet Archive crawldata from Webwide Crawl, captured by crawl413.us.archive.org:wide from Sat Jan 21 04:01:50 PST 2012 to Fri Jan 20 21:01:34 PST 2012.
Topic: crawldata
Wide Crawl started April 2013
web
eye 1.3M
favorite 0
comment 0
Internet Archive crawldata from Webwide Crawl, captured by crawl415.us.archive.org:wide from Wed May 15 12:25:51 PDT 2013 to Wed May 15 06:56:55 PDT 2013.
Topic: crawldata
Wide Crawl started April 2013
web
eye 914,303
favorite 0
comment 0
Internet Archive crawldata from Webwide Crawl, captured by crawl424.us.archive.org:wide from Wed Jul 24 23:32:46 PDT 2013 to Wed Jul 24 18:16:50 PDT 2013.
Topic: crawldata
Wide Crawl started October 2010
web
eye 780,807
favorite 0
comment 0
Internet Archive crawldata from all sites, captured by ia360919.us.archive.org:wide from Fri Sep 24 20:27:19 UTC 2010 to Sat Sep 25 04:26:09 UTC 2010.
Topic: crawldata
Wide Crawl started April 2013
web
eye 595,562
favorite 0
comment 0
Internet Archive crawldata from Webwide Crawl, captured by crawl417.us.archive.org:wide from Wed May 15 12:43:53 PDT 2013 to Wed May 15 07:09:54 PDT 2013.
Topic: crawldata
Wide Crawl started April 2013
web
eye 590,332
favorite 0
comment 0
Internet Archive crawldata from Webwide Crawl, captured by crawl415.us.archive.org:wide from Wed May 15 13:19:48 PDT 2013 to Wed May 15 07:48:12 PDT 2013.
Topic: crawldata
Wide Crawl started February 2014
web
eye 542,250
favorite 0
comment 0
Internet Archive crawldata from Webwide Crawl, captured by crawl453.us.archive.org:wide from Wed Feb 19 01:09:37 PST 2014 to Tue Feb 18 21:33:27 PST 2014.
Topic: crawldata
Wide Crawl started February 2014
web
eye 540,417
favorite 0
comment 0
Internet Archive crawldata from Webwide Crawl, captured by crawl429.us.archive.org:wide from Wed Feb 19 08:18:23 PST 2014 to Wed Feb 19 04:21:37 PST 2014.
Topic: crawldata
Wide Crawl started February 2014
web
eye 538,454
favorite 0
comment 0
Internet Archive crawldata from Webwide Crawl, captured by crawl429.us.archive.org:wide from Tue Feb 18 22:58:46 PST 2014 to Tue Feb 18 19:25:19 PST 2014.
Topic: crawldata
Wide Crawl started February 2014
web
eye 538,445
favorite 0
comment 0
Internet Archive crawldata from Webwide Crawl, captured by crawl426.us.archive.org:wide from Wed Feb 19 07:58:38 PST 2014 to Wed Feb 19 05:13:46 PST 2014.
Topic: crawldata
Wide Crawl started February 2014
web
eye 537,528
favorite 0
comment 0
Internet Archive crawldata from Webwide Crawl, captured by crawl454.us.archive.org:wide from Wed Feb 19 05:20:19 PST 2014 to Wed Feb 19 01:54:33 PST 2014.
Topic: crawldata
Wide Crawl started February 2014
web
eye 535,058
favorite 0
comment 0
Internet Archive crawldata from Webwide Crawl, captured by crawl420.us.archive.org:wide from Tue Feb 18 17:01:58 PST 2014 to Tue Feb 18 13:14:06 PST 2014.
Topic: crawldata
Wide Crawl started February 2014
web
eye 534,303
favorite 0
comment 0
Internet Archive crawldata from Webwide Crawl, captured by crawl427.us.archive.org:wide from Wed Feb 19 09:49:01 PST 2014 to Wed Feb 19 06:07:15 PST 2014.
Topic: crawldata
Wide Crawl started September 2012
web
eye 524,520
favorite 0
comment 0
Internet Archive crawldata from Webwide Crawl, captured by crawl337.us.archive.org:wide from Wed Oct 17 08:14:47 PDT 2012 to Wed Oct 17 02:41:59 PDT 2012.
Topic: crawldata
Wide Crawl started September 2012
web
eye 431,605
favorite 0
comment 0
Internet Archive crawldata from Webwide Crawl, captured by crawl339.us.archive.org:wide from Fri Oct 19 01:17:49 PDT 2012 to Thu Oct 18 21:38:24 PDT 2012.
Topic: crawldata
Wide Crawl started February 2014
web
eye 420,385
favorite 0
comment 0
Internet Archive crawldata from Webwide Crawl, captured by crawl338.us.archive.org:wide from Sat Feb 22 06:42:19 PST 2014 to Sat Feb 22 01:03:35 PST 2014.
Topic: crawldata
Wide Crawl started April 2013
web
eye 405,577
favorite 0
comment 0
Internet Archive crawldata from Webwide Crawl, captured by crawl419.us.archive.org:wide from Wed May 15 12:34:32 PDT 2013 to Wed May 15 07:17:30 PDT 2013.
Topic: crawldata
Wide Crawl started April 2013
web
eye 398,747
favorite 0
comment 0
Internet Archive crawldata from Webwide Crawl, captured by crawl419.us.archive.org:wide from Wed May 15 13:33:28 PDT 2013 to Wed May 15 07:56:18 PDT 2013.
Topic: crawldata
Wide Crawl started January 2012
web
eye 379,896
favorite 0
comment 0
Internet Archive crawldata from Webwide Crawl, captured by crawl413.us.archive.org:wide from Thu Jan 5 18:18:33 PST 2012 to Thu Jan 5 11:30:47 PST 2012.
Topic: crawldata
Wide Crawl started January 2012
web
eye 368,644
favorite 0
comment 0
Internet Archive crawldata from Webwide Crawl, captured by crawl413.us.archive.org:wide from Thu Jan 5 20:28:12 PST 2012 to Thu Jan 5 13:25:29 PST 2012.
Topic: crawldata
Wide Crawl started February 2014
web
eye 360,363
favorite 0
comment 0
Internet Archive crawldata from Webwide Crawl, captured by crawl417.us.archive.org:wide from Sat Feb 22 09:02:42 PST 2014 to Sat Feb 22 06:09:28 PST 2014.
Topic: crawldata
Wide Crawl Started January 2013
web
eye 341,952
favorite 0
comment 0
Internet Archive crawldata from Webwide Crawl, captured by crawl339.us.archive.org:wide from Wed Jan 30 00:37:31 PST 2013 to Tue Jan 29 21:10:11 PST 2013.
Topic: crawldata
Wide Crawl started October 2010
web
eye 334,402
favorite 0
comment 0
Internet Archive crawldata from all sites, captured by ia360919.us.archive.org:wide from Sat Sep 25 20:13:06 UTC 2010 to Sun Sep 26 06:01:07 UTC 2010.
Topic: crawldata
Wide Crawl started January 2012
web
eye 332,342
favorite 0
comment 0
Internet Archive crawldata from Webwide Crawl, captured by crawl413.us.archive.org:wide from Thu Jan 5 16:52:35 PST 2012 to Thu Jan 5 10:17:00 PST 2012.
Topic: crawldata
Host Screen Captures
collection
9,705
ITEMS
325,258
VIEWS
collection
eye 325,258
Screen captures of hosts discovered during wide crawls. This data is currently not publicly accessible.
Wide Crawl started October 2010
web
eye 308,264
favorite 0
comment 0
Internet Archive crawldata from all sites, captured by ia360919.us.archive.org:wide from Fri Sep 24 19:56:41 UTC 2010 to Sat Sep 25 03:53:54 UTC 2010.
Topic: crawldata
Wide Crawl started April 2012
web
eye 299,345
favorite 0
comment 0
Internet Archive crawldata from Webwide Crawl, captured by crawl422.us.archive.org:wide from Fri Jun 8 07:28:07 PDT 2012 to Fri Jun 8 02:31:40 PDT 2012.
Topic: crawldata
Wide Crawl started January 2012
web
eye 293,912
favorite 0
comment 0
Internet Archive crawldata from Webwide Crawl, captured by crawl413.us.archive.org:wide from Thu Jan 5 15:53:45 PST 2012 to Thu Jan 5 08:51:54 PST 2012.
Topic: crawldata
Wide Crawl started February 2014
web
eye 291,301
favorite 0
comment 0
Internet Archive crawldata from Webwide Crawl, captured by crawl416.us.archive.org:wide from Sat Feb 8 03:46:42 PST 2014 to Fri Feb 7 23:17:16 PST 2014.
Topic: crawldata
Wide Crawl started February 2014
web
eye 286,972
favorite 0
comment 0
Internet Archive crawldata from Webwide Crawl, captured by crawl414.us.archive.org:wide from Sat Feb 8 04:46:28 PST 2014 to Sat Feb 8 00:01:23 PST 2014.
Topic: crawldata
Wide Crawl started January 2012
web
eye 278,847
favorite 0
comment 0
Internet Archive crawldata from Webwide Crawl, captured by crawl336.us.archive.org:wide from Wed Jan 18 17:01:06 PST 2012 to Wed Jan 18 09:17:47 PST 2012.
Topic: crawldata
Wide Crawl started March 2011
web
eye 274,344
favorite 0
comment 0
Internet Archive crawldata from Webwide Crawl, captured by crawl415.us.archive.org:wide from Sun Aug 14 03:13:23 PDT 2011 to Sat Aug 13 22:20:18 PDT 2011.
Topic: crawldata
Wide Crawl started January 2012
web
eye 272,246
favorite 0
comment 0
Internet Archive crawldata from Webwide Crawl, captured by crawl420.us.archive.org:wide from Wed Jan 11 15:00:58 PST 2012 to Wed Jan 11 07:47:03 PST 2012.
Topic: crawldata
Wide Crawl started June 2014
web
eye 270,872
favorite 0
comment 0
Internet Archive crawldata from Webwide Crawl, captured by crawl414.us.archive.org:wide from Wed Jun 25 20:16:46 PDT 2014 to Wed Jun 25 15:54:50 PDT 2014.
Topic: crawldata
Wide Crawl started February 2014
web
eye 262,768
favorite 0
comment 0
Internet Archive crawldata from Webwide Crawl, captured by crawl429.us.archive.org:wide from Mon Feb 10 13:27:36 PST 2014 to Mon Feb 10 08:27:12 PST 2014.
Topic: crawldata
Web Wide Crawl started March, 14th 2015
web
eye 251,338
favorite 0
comment 0
Internet Archive crawldata from Webwide Crawl, captured by crawl451.us.archive.org:wide from Sun Mar 15 22:59:32 PDT 2015 to Sun Mar 15 17:21:54 PDT 2015.
Topic: crawldata
Wide Crawl started October 2010
web
eye 248,037
favorite 0
comment 0
Internet Archive crawldata from all sites, captured by ia360907.us.archive.org:wide from Thu Nov 25 14:05:25 UTC 2010 to Thu Nov 25 17:38:12 UTC 2010.
Topic: crawldata
Wide Crawl started October 2010
web
eye 247,964
favorite 0
comment 0
Internet Archive crawldata from all sites, captured by ia360907.us.archive.org:wide from Thu Nov 25 14:37:09 UTC 2010 to Thu Nov 25 18:13:57 UTC 2010.
Topic: crawldata
Wide Crawl started January 2012
web
eye 243,162
favorite 0
comment 0
Internet Archive crawldata from Webwide Crawl, captured by crawl413.us.archive.org:wide from Thu Jan 5 19:32:22 PST 2012 to Thu Jan 5 12:20:54 PST 2012.
Topic: crawldata
Wide Crawl started January 2012
web
eye 238,105
favorite 0
comment 0
Internet Archive crawldata from Webwide Crawl, captured by crawl427.us.archive.org:wide from Tue Apr 17 00:58:46 PDT 2012 to Mon Apr 16 20:37:31 PDT 2012.
Topic: crawldata
Wide Crawl started October 2010
web
eye 234,655
favorite 0
comment 0
Internet Archive crawldata from all sites, captured by ia360919.us.archive.org:wide from Sat Sep 25 04:26:09 UTC 2010 to Sat Sep 25 13:42:28 UTC 2010.
Topic: crawldata
Wide Crawl started April 2013
web
eye 228,475
favorite 0
comment 0
Internet Archive crawldata from Webwide Crawl, captured by crawl417.us.archive.org:wide from Tue May 7 13:13:34 PDT 2013 to Tue May 7 07:18:32 PDT 2013.
Topic: crawldata
Wide Crawl started October 2010
web
eye 221,040
favorite 0
comment 0
Internet Archive crawldata from all sites, captured by ia360919.us.archive.org:wide from Sat Sep 25 03:53:54 UTC 2010 to Sat Sep 25 12:53:45 UTC 2010.
Topic: crawldata
Wide Crawl started April 2013
web
eye 219,825
favorite 0
comment 0
Internet Archive crawldata from Webwide Crawl, captured by crawl419.us.archive.org:wide from Wed May 15 09:24:17 PDT 2013 to Wed May 15 04:10:53 PDT 2013.
Topic: crawldata
Wide Crawl started April 2013
web
eye 219,249
favorite 0
comment 0
Internet Archive crawldata from Webwide Crawl, captured by crawl417.us.archive.org:wide from Wed May 15 09:49:58 PDT 2013 to Wed May 15 04:09:39 PDT 2013.
Topic: crawldata
Wide Crawl started March 2011
web
eye 217,719
favorite 0
comment 0
Internet Archive crawldata from Webwide Crawl, captured by crawl416.us.archive.org:wide from Thu Jun 23 21:11:43 PDT 2011 to Thu Jun 23 14:53:15 PDT 2011.
Topic: crawldata
Wide Crawl started April 2012
web
eye 214,496
favorite 0
comment 0
Internet Archive crawldata from Webwide Crawl, captured by crawl427.us.archive.org:wide from Fri May 25 03:27:07 PDT 2012 to Thu May 24 22:54:59 PDT 2012.
Topic: crawldata
Wide Crawl started April 2013
web
eye 214,241
favorite 0
comment 0
Internet Archive crawldata from Webwide Crawl, captured by crawl417.us.archive.org:wide from Wed May 15 13:36:11 PDT 2013 to Wed May 15 07:55:53 PDT 2013.
Topic: crawldata
Wide Crawl started April 2013
web
eye 213,054
favorite 0
comment 0
Internet Archive crawldata from Webwide Crawl, captured by crawl418.us.archive.org:wide from Sat May 11 23:29:50 PDT 2013 to Sat May 11 19:10:10 PDT 2013.
Topic: crawldata
Wide Crawl started April 2013
web
eye 212,486
favorite 0
comment 0
Internet Archive crawldata from Webwide Crawl, captured by crawl418.us.archive.org:wide from Sun May 12 01:57:26 PDT 2013 to Sat May 11 20:51:14 PDT 2013.
Topic: crawldata
Wide Crawl started October 2010
web
eye 211,611
favorite 0
comment 0
Internet Archive crawldata from all sites, captured by ia360919.us.archive.org:wide from Sat Sep 25 13:42:28 UTC 2010 to Sat Sep 25 21:24:31 UTC 2010.
Topic: crawldata
Wide Crawl started April 2013
web
eye 209,802
favorite 0
comment 0
Internet Archive crawldata from Webwide Crawl, captured by crawl416.us.archive.org:wide from Sat May 11 23:54:41 PDT 2013 to Sat May 11 18:21:46 PDT 2013.
Topic: crawldata
Wide Crawl started April 2012
web
eye 199,592
favorite 0
comment 0
Internet Archive crawldata from Webwide Crawl, captured by crawl422.us.archive.org:wide from Thu Jun 7 23:15:28 PDT 2012 to Thu Jun 7 19:17:03 PDT 2012.
Topic: crawldata
Wide Crawl started January 2012
web
eye 191,598
favorite 0
comment 0
Internet Archive crawldata from Webwide Crawl, captured by crawl426.us.archive.org:wide from Wed Jan 11 14:29:43 PST 2012 to Wed Jan 11 07:51:53 PST 2012.
Topic: crawldata
Wide Crawl started October 2010
web
eye 187,961
favorite 0
comment 0
Internet Archive crawldata from all sites, captured by ia360919.us.archive.org:wide from Sat Sep 25 21:24:33 UTC 2010 to Sun Sep 26 07:48:58 UTC 2010.
Topic: crawldata
Wide Crawl started January 2012
web
eye 186,866
favorite 0
comment 0
Internet Archive crawldata from Webwide Crawl, captured by crawl413.us.archive.org:wide from Thu Jan 5 14:54:11 PST 2012 to Thu Jan 5 07:47:32 PST 2012.
Topic: crawldata
Wide Crawl started September 2012
web
eye 184,288
favorite 0
comment 0
Internet Archive crawldata from Webwide Crawl, captured by crawl421.us.archive.org:wide from Wed Oct 24 12:05:49 PDT 2012 to Wed Oct 24 07:00:10 PDT 2012.
Topic: crawldata
Wide Crawl started April 2013
web
eye 183,571
favorite 0
comment 0
Internet Archive crawldata from Webwide Crawl, captured by crawl450.us.archive.org:wideaux from Sat Apr 20 23:32:13 PDT 2013 to Sat Apr 20 21:46:22 PDT 2013.
Topic: crawldata
Wide Crawl started April 2013
web
eye 182,702
favorite 0
comment 0
Internet Archive crawldata from Webwide Crawl, captured by crawl413.us.archive.org:wide from Sun May 12 11:51:10 PDT 2013 to Sun May 12 06:15:36 PDT 2013.
Topic: crawldata
Wide Crawl started April 2012
web
eye 180,811
favorite 0
comment 0
Internet Archive crawldata from Webwide Crawl, captured by crawl427.us.archive.org:wide from Fri May 25 11:48:37 PDT 2012 to Fri May 25 07:42:57 PDT 2012.
Topic: crawldata